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Examination Board: OCR
Course Leader: Ms J Machin and Mr L Murphy

Entry Requirements: Minimum 6 GCSEs at Grade 9-4, mainly at Grade 6 or above. PE at Grade 6 or BTEC Level 2 Sport Merit and and Double Science GCSE Grade 6 or above.

Course Content:
You will study four main areas of physical education including: physiological aspects, psychological aspects, biomechanics and socio-cultural aspects of sport.

You will also work on one physical activity which can be performance-orientated or coaching. A mark will be awarded for your performance and your oral analysis of a sportsperson’s performance in that sport.

Classes are both practical and theory-based. Assessment takes place at the end of each year through both written examination (70%) and coursework/practical performance (30%).

Future Prospects:
This course provides an excellent preparation for those students who wish to follow a career in Sports Science, Physiotherapy or Sports teaching

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